6150.0 - Australian Labour Account: Concepts, Sources and Methods, July 2017  
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APPENDIX 7: VISA SUBCLASSES AND REASONS FOR JOURNEY

These tables show the Visa subclasses and Reasons for journey used in the Australian Labour Account.

VISA SUBCLASS
400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) (from 23/3/13)
401 Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) (from 24/11/12)
402 Training and Research (from 24/11/12)
403 Temporary Work (International Relations) (from 24/11/12)
405 Investor Retirement (from 1/11/04)
410 Retirement
416 Special Program
417 Working Holiday
419 Visiting Academic
420 Entertainment
421 Sport
422 Medical Practitioner
423 Media and Film Staff
424 Public Lecturer
426 Diplomatic or Consular
427 Domestic Worker Overseas Executive
428 Religious Worker
430 Supported Dependent of Australian or NZ Citizen Temp in Australia
442 Occupational Trainee
444 Special Category - New Zealand Citizen
456 Business (Short Stay) (from 1/8/96)
457 Temporary Work (Skilled) (from 24/11/12) previously Business (Long Stay) (from 1/8/96)
459 Sponsored Business Visitor (short stay) (from 1/7/00)
461 New Zealand Citizen (Family Relationship) Temporary Visa (from 26/2/01)
462 Work and Holiday
470 Professional Development (from 1/7/03)
476 Skilled - Graduate (from 1/9/07)
485 Temporary Graduate (from 23/3/13) previously Skilled - Graduate (from 1/9/07) (replaced 497)
500 Student (Temporary) (from 01/07/16)
570 Independent ELICOS Sector(from 1/7/01)
571 Schools Sector (from 1/7/01)
572 Vocational Education and Training Sector (from 1/7/01)
573 Higher Education Sector (from 1/7/01)
574 Postgraduate Research Sector (from 1/7/01)
575 Non-Award Foundation/Other Sector (from 1/7/01)
576 Ausaid/Defence Sponsored Sector (from 1/7/01)
995 Diplomatic

REASON FOR JOURNEY

    • Business
    • Convention/conference
    • Education
    • Employment
    • Exhibition – Other/Not Stated/Not Applicable
    • Holiday
    • Visiting friends and relatives

VISA SUBCLASS BY REASON FOR JOURNEY


Visa Subclass
Reason for journey - used in calculating short term visitor arrivals

400
Employment; Education
401
Employment; Education
402
Employment; Education
403
Employment; Education
405
Employment; Education
410
Employment; Education
416
Employment; Education
417
Employment; Education; Holiday; Business; Visiting friends and relatives
419
Employment; Education
420
Employment; Education
421
Employment; Education
422
Employment; Education
423
Employment; Education
424
Employment; Education
426
Employment; Education
427
Employment; Education
428
Employment; Education
430
Employment; Education
442
Employment; Education
444
Employment; Education
456
Employment; Education
457
Employment; Education; Business; Visiting friends and relatives
459
Employment; Education
461
Employment; Education
462
Employment; Education; Holiday
470
Employment; Education
476
Employment; Education
485
Employment; Education
500
Employment; Education
570
Employment; Education
571
Employment; Education
572
Employment; Education
573
Employment; Education
574
Employment; Education
575
Employment; Education
576
Employment; Education
995
Employment; Education